Do you know all the words for the meals that we eat during the day? Most people probably eat about three main meals every day, but here are 7 words for main and other meals that we often use:
The first meal of the day. Usually around 6am-9am.
A meal eaten in the late morning, instead of BReakfast and lUNCH. (informal)
A snack (for example, biscuits and coffee). Around 11am. (BrE, informal)
A meal in the middle of the day. Usually around noon or 1 pm.
A light afternoon meal of sandwiches, cakes etc, with a drink of tea. Around 4pm. It is also sometimes called AFTERNOON TEA. (mainly BrE). TEA can also refer to a cooked evening meal, around 6pm. (BrE)
A light or informal evening meal. Around 6pm-7pm.
The main meal of the day, eaten either in the middle of the day or in the evening. Usually when people say "dinner", they mean an evening meal, around 7pm-9pm.